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The Fonteyn Follies of ’62

Front row, l to r: Ronald Emblen, Annette Page, Bryan Ashbridge. Back row, l to r: Margot Fonteyn, Brian Shaw, Maryon Lane, David Blair

With the men in miniscule swimming costumes, and the women dressed modestly in summer shirts and cotton trousers, Margot Fonteyn

Sydney, 1957: How Fonteyn stopped the city

Frank Tait with Margot Fonteyn, curtain call

Margot Fonteyn, newly created a Dame of the British Empire, arrived at Mascot Airport, Sydney, in May 1957 in a